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Gunmen attack taxi with five schoolchildren aboard, kills driver

Published:Friday | December 4, 2015 | 12:00 AMAdrian Frater, Gleaner Writer

The St James police are investigating a brazen attack in Salt Spring this morning that left one motorist dead and five young schoolchildren traumatised.

The dead man is yet to be identified.

It is reported that the motorist was transporting the children to school when the gunmen opened fire on the vehicle.

The motorist ran from the vehicle leaving the children behind.

The police say he was chased by his attackers cornered and shot multiple times.

It is reported that the five schoolchildren eventually ran from the vehicle unscathed, but were extremely traumatised.